VACANCY: CONSERVATION MANAGER
WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Tanzania is We are looking for a dynamic and committed Conservation Manager to support conservation efforts in WWF Tanzania Country Office base in Dar es salaam.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensures that a Conservation Plan relevant to national policies, constituencies, and civil society, and aligned with the Regional Office for Africa Conservation Plan, is developed and approved by the Country Director, Regional Office for Africa, and relevant WWF committees;
- Ensures that the Conservation Plan is effectively implemented and contributing to the vision of the WWF’s Global Programme Framework;
- Ensures strong delivery of the WWF Tanzania Conservation KPIs;
- In line with the Strategic Plan, develops annual Conservation Programme workplans with clear priorities for WWF Tanzania, and ensures their efficient implementation;
- In line with the requirements of a Network-wide monitoring and reporting system, ensures the establishment and implementation of a monitoring and reporting system for WWF Tanzania measuring its performance against its Conservation Plan, at the same time providing support to field projects for improvement;
- Ensures strategic / policy engagement with relevant international and national stakeholders on conservation and related issues;
- Promotes the vision and objectives of the WWF Tanzania Strategic and Conservation Plans to government, donor, civil society, corporate, and WWF stakeholders at national and international level meetings, conferences, and fora, in collaboration with the Country Director
- Perform duties as a team member for regional and global practice programmes by participating actively in the team meetings and calls; provide input to and review key documents shared to the core team (e.g. fundraising concepts and proposals, etc.)
- Monitor the implementation of WWF’s Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework (ESSF),
- Performs other duties as requested by the Country Director or his/her designate.
- Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
Required Qualifications, skills & competency
- Master’s degree in an appropriate field (conservation / environment / natural resource management marine / forest / freshwater / terrestrial ecology). PhD in relevant conservation field would be an added advantage.
- More than Seven years of experience leading, developing, and managing programmes / large-scale projects in one or more of the above-mentioned fields. Experience with multi-disciplinary teams, as well as in the Southern Africa region (preferably Tanzania), would be a strong asset.
- Knowledge of and experience with monitoring and evaluation of programmes / projects; and
- Knowledge of the institutional and legal framework of the environment and conservation in Tanzania, as well as of relevant policy issues.
- Proven leadership skills;
- Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating strategic plans and policy;
- Strong skills in project planning, financing, management, implementation, and evaluation;
- Experience working with government and with donors / government aid agencies;
- Proven knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit sector, preferably of environmental non-government organisations;
HOW TO APPLY
Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained through web address: https://www.wwf.or.tz/jobs_ and_opportunities/jobs/. Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 31st January 2022 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam or via zoom video conferencing.
Female applicants are encouraged. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce